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  • DVSA will now test truck emissions at the roadside

    DVSA will now test truck emissions at the roadside

    1st August 2017

    DVSA has announced it will be targeting truck drivers and operators cheating vehicle emissions with new roadside checks that come into force in August. In May 2017, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs published a draft plan to…

  • Trucking Live returns bigger & better than ever!

    Trucking Live returns bigger & better than ever!

    17th July 2017

    Trucking Live Shropshire is set to become a major attraction when it returns to Oswestry Showground on September 23–24, 2017. Appealing to enthusiasts and families alike, Trucking Live Shropshire will feature trucks on show and for sale, fleet displays, action arena,…

  • RHA launches funded legal action against truck cartel

    RHA launches funded legal action against truck cartel

    17th July 2017

    The Road Haulage Association (RHA) is asking UK haulage and logistics firms – whether or not they are RHA members – to sign up to its legal action for compensation against truck manufacturers found guilty of illegal price fixing (Trucking,…

  • Renault finally launches right-hand drive Range T High

    Renault finally launches right-hand drive Range T High

    23rd June 2017

    In response to the changing UK and Irish markets – and demand from customers – Renault Trucks has introduced a newly-engineered right-hand drive Range T High, available from early 2018. The right-hand drive Range T High with flat-floor cab is the new…

  • Scania reveals Next Gen G-series

    Scania reveals Next Gen G-series

    8th June 2017

    Scania has taken the wraps off an all-new G-series truck range to sit alongside its Next Generation R- and S-series models. The Swedish manufacturer said G-series cabs are available with low, normal and high roof, initially in sleeper format, and…

  • Security guide helps hauliers fight back against cargo criminals

    Security guide helps hauliers fight back against cargo criminals

    8th June 2017

    A new guide advising road hauliers how to best protect their cargo has been published in a bid to cut freight crime. The Cargo And Road Transport (CART) Security Guide has been written in collaboration with industry heavyweights and has been…

  • TC warns drivers to respect the role of enforcement staff

    7th June 2017

    Traffic commissioner Nick Jones has reminded drivers and O-licence holders they need to understand and respect the rights of public employees, including those who carry out enforcement activities. His message followed a public inquiry in Birmingham earlier this year which…

  • Wincanton places record-breaking Range T order

    Wincanton places record-breaking Range T order

    7th June 2017

    Wincanton has placed its largest ever order for 100 Renault Range T tractor units – each of which are liveried in Wincanton’s distinctive blue branding – which began entering service in May. Funded by Renault Trucks Financial Services on a…

  • Campaign launched to encourage women HGV drivers

    Campaign launched to encourage women HGV drivers

    17th May 2017

    Midland Expressway Ltd, the operator of the M6toll, has launched a national campaign to encourage more women to join the haulage profession and become HGV drivers. The campaign, titled ‘HerGV’, launched at the Commercial Vehicle Show at the NEC, in…